It’s a crucial moment in the relationship, so be sensitive and do not judge.
Thank him for trusting you with this information he has most likely not shared with many people.
By the time the kind words reach the person with depression, the filters have mutated it into something negative such as an insult or affirmation of their negative beliefs.
Dating makes the situation even more difficult because there is more vulnerability.
“In this emotional space, dating becomes a chore,” said therapist Paul Hokemeyer.
He Does Not Want to Be Depressed Depression is not a choice.It can make him not want to have sex as often or seem less satisfied with it, psychiatrist Grant H. Remember, this problem does not mean he isn’t attracted to you sexually.It’s the result of a chemical imbalance or side effect of medication. Men with Depression Don’t Want You to ‘Fix’ Them No one with depression wants a partner to “fix” them because depression does not mean being broken.It might seem like you are abandoning him, leaving him at the mercy of his depression and without your love to protect him.Nonetheless, men have a responsibility to work with those they love to overcome the depression and make it more manageable.